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SB 66 - Authorizes Murder Charges for an Individual Who Causes the Death of a Fetus - New Hampshire Key Vote

Walter Kolodziej voted Yea (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes Murder Charges for an Individual Who Causes the Death of a Fetus

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (14-9) -

Title: Authorizes Murder Charges for an Individual Who Causes the Death of a Fetus

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (186-170) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Murder Charges for an Individual Who Causes the Death of a Fetus

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill with an amendment that authorizes an individual who causes the death of the fetus to be charged with murder, unless in the case of an act performed by the pregnant woman or physician.

Highlights:
  • Amends the definitions of first and second degree murder, manslaughter, negligent homicide and causing or aiding in suicide to include individuals who terminate a fetus (Sec. 2).
  • Exempts pregnant women, physicians, and medical professionals from the provisions of this law (Sec. 2).

  • Exempts any action taken to further the lawful dispensation of prescription and nonprescription medications (Sec. 2).

  • Establishes that this law will take effect on January 1, 2018 (Sec. 3).

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (14-10) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Murder Charges for an Individual Who Causes the Death of a Fetus

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes an individual who causes the death of a fetus to be charged with murder, unless in the case of an act performed by the pregnant woman or physician.

Highlights:
  • Amends the definitions of first and second degree murder, manslaughter, negligent homicide and causing or aiding in suicide to include individuals who terminate a fetus (Sec. 2).
  • Exempts pregnant women, physicians, and medical professionals from the provisions of this law (Sec. 2).

  • Exempts any action taken to further the lawful dispensation of prescription and nonprescription medications (Sec. 2).

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes Murder Charges for an Individual Who Causes the Death of a Fetus

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